Q) If 5x=4y then find x : y

how can this be solved to get the answer ?

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- Feb 22nd 2013, 03:48 AMhaftakhanFinding Ratio
Q) If 5x=4y then find x : y

how can this be solved to get the answer ? - Feb 22nd 2013, 06:16 AMHallsofIvyRe: Finding Ratio
You understand, do you not, that the notation "x:y:: a: b" means simply "$\displaystyle \frac{x}{y}= \frac{a}{b}$"?

Divide both sides of the given equation by 5y.